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Circus Performers and Animals

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Description: Fred and Ella Bradna, equestrian director and performer for Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey. There are several other performers and a dog, relaxing in t...
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Circus People with Fish

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Description: A crew of people from the circus, possibly Ringling Brothers, Barnum, and Bailey, holding up their catch after a fishing trip.
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Circus Parade

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Description: Circus parade at the corner of West Water and Grand Avenue. Crowds on the sidewalk and in horse-drawn vehicles are watching horse-drawn cages and other veh...
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Circus in Town

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Description: Elevated view of crowds watching a circus parade at the corner of West Water and Grand Avenue. In the foreground are four people on horseback. Beyond them...
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Kilbourn Circus Parade

Date: June 1868
Description: G.F. Bailey bandwagon, with band, and central elevated figure of Mazeppa legend on Broadway in Kilbourn City. Hitch is an Asiatic elephant led by paired dr...
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Circus Workers Giving Elephants a Drink

Date: August 05 1927
Description: Two circus workers standing next to a water wagon pulled by a McCormick-Deering tractor. The men are providing water for three elephants outside the tents...
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Elephants Drinking from Wagon Pulled by McCormick-Deering Tractor

Date: August 05 1927
Description: Elephants drinking water from a wagon pulled by a McCormick-Deering industrial tractor outside a circus tent belonging to the Sells-Floto Circus. Circus wo...
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Workers Pull Circus Wagon with Tractor

Date: August 05 1927
Description: Workers pulling a Sells Floto Circus wagon with a McCormick-Deering industrial tractor along the street of a town. In the background, children and adults a...
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Circus Wagon

Date: 1936
Description: A circus wagon, hitched to a truck cab, is parked across the street from three houses in a residential neighborhood.
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Circus Performers

Date: 1935
Description: Circus performer Harriet Hodgini, sits on the gate of a truck helping Otto Griebling, a circus clown, apply his makeup.
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Milwaukee Harvester Company Catalog

Date: 1895
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for the Milwaukee Harvester Company featuring a color illustration of a derailed train carrying circus animals and a man op...
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Couple in Circus Wagon

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Description: A man and a woman, in the process of getting dressed for a circus performance, pose informally in the back of a circus wagon.
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Albert M. Wetter Show Wagon

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Description: Wagon number 20, advertising Albert M. Wetter's 3 Big Shows & World's Menagerie, is parked at a curb next to a private residence.
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Waiting in line for Circus Tickets

Date: 1903
Description: People stand in line to purchase tickets at a Barnum & Bailey Circus ticket wagon near the main tent.
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Ringling Brothers Circus Wagons

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Description: Elevated view of Ringling Brothers circus wagons, horses, and tents, with the Chicago skyline in the background.
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Circus Wagon

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Description: A Cole Brothers Circus wagon sits on a flatbed truck, near a railroad yard, awaiting transport by the Shea-Matson Machinery Mover & Millwrights company.
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Ringling Circus Wagon and Clowns

Date: 1910
Description: A Ringling Circus wagon, pulled by a horse, with clowns riding on top, is part of a parade along a city street.
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Circus Show Buggy and Bandwagon

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Description: Dode Fisk, the operator of a dog and pony show and circus, drives a wire-wheeled show buggy pulled by the horse "Bobby". They are photographed next to a...
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The Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus and Flooded Road

Date: May 30 1908
Description: The Great Wallace Shows, horses and wagons, were flooded out by a sudden cloudburst.
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George W. Hall, Jr.'s Wagon Show

Date: 1911
Description: George W. Hall, Jr.'s wagon show, pulled by horses, travels along a country road.

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